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10-Day 17 Miles, Yosemite, Albuquerque, Sedona, Las Vegas and Death Valley Tour from San Francisco, Los Angeles out Tour Code: 673-18912

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San Francisco, CA
English; Mandarin Chinese
10 9
Visit Sedona (Chapel of the Holy Cross), Tucson (Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Biosphere 2, Mission San Xavier del Bac, Pima Air and Space Museum), Death Valley, Petrified Forest National Park, Alamogordo (White Sands National Monument), Albuquerque (International Balloon Museum), Carlsbad (Carlsbad Caverns National Park), Gallup, Roswell, Saguaro National Park, Santa Fe, Winslow (Meteor Crater), San Francisco (Fisherman's Wharf, Golden Gate Bridge, Lombard Street), Yosemite National Park, Phoenix. Inclusions: 9 nights hotel accommodations, All domestic ground transportation
  • All travelers are subject to be verified the legal residency status in New Mexico check point. Related supportive documents such as the US passport, Permanent Resident Card (green card), non-immigrant visa, etc. are required to bring on tour.
Price In USD (Price per person based on double occupancy)
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    Double $1444
    3rd Person
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    4th Person
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    Single $1978
    Double $1488
    3rd Person
    Adult $858
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    4th Person
    Adult $798
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Day 1: San Francisco

Today we will gather in San Francisco at San Francisco International Airport. If you take a domestic flight will meet us in the "Level 1 Courtyard 4". If you take an international flight will meet us at the "International Terminal Bus Courtyard G". Please refer to the "Departure&Return" for more detailed information.
Standard Hotel: Wild Palms Hotel or Similar

Day 2: San Francisco City Tour

Today, we will take a pleasant city tour of San Francisco, the charming capital of West Coast culture. Over the course of the day, we will see the Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman's Wharf (Guests can choose to take a bay cruise at their own expense to see the city from the water here ), Palace of Fine Art, Lombard Street. Guests can also choose to take a San Francisco In-depth Tour at their own expense.
  • San Francisco, CA

    San Francisco, CA
    San Francisco, the heart of central California's Bay Area, is famous for its iconic Golden Gate Bridge, its unique culture, and its position at the forefront of technological innovation. Beautiful weather and waterfront views await visitors as well!

    Golden Gate Bridge

    Golden Gate Bridge
    The iconic arches of San Francisco, California's Golden Gate Bridge are known the world over as a symbol of California and the San Francisco Bay area. From movies to postcards, the Golden Gate Bridge is an American icon.

    Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

    Palace of Fine Art

    Palace of Fine Art
    The grandiosely-named Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, California is a huge, ornate outdoor structure that is part of the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. Its amazing architecture has made it popular for weddings and photography.

    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

    Lombard Street

    Lombard Street
    Lombard Street is a famous road in San Francisco that is known for having eight steep, hairpin turns climbing up a one-block stretch between Hyde and Leavenworth Streets. The strange-looking stretch of road is a famous Bay Area spot.

    Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

    Fisherman's Wharf

    Fisherman's Wharf
    This San Francisco neighborhood is a popular tourist area due to its lovely scenery and abundance of shops, restaurants, museums, and other attractions. The area also hosts several annual events, such as a July 4th fireworks show.

    Duration: Approx. 2 Hours 30 Minutes

    San Francisco Bay Cruise

    In addition to a unique vantage point from which to view the Bay Area's skyline, guests will also get a look at "the Rock" Alcatraz Island -- once home to the famous Alcatraz Penitentiary -- and the iconic Golden Gate Bridge.

    Tour Fee (Optional): Adult $47; Child (5-11 yrs) $34; 90 mins|Opening Hours: Closed on Christmas Day and New Year's Day|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

    Extensive San Francisco Tour

    This in-depth tour of the city allows guests time at more of the famous Bay Area sights! See some of the most famous landmarks, such as the St.Mary's Cathedral, San Francisco City Hall and Twin Peaks: Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption (30 mins) - Civic Center (40 mins) - Twin Peaks (25 mins) - Treasure Island (pass by)

    Tour Fee (Optional): Adult $45; Child $45|Duration: Approx. 3 Hours

Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Express Chowchilla Or Same level

Day 3: San Francisco - Yosemite - Los Angeles (446 miles)

In the morning we'll depart from the hotel towards Yosemite National Park. Giant trees, mountains, and sparkling streams and lakes, glacier-carved canyons, all these unique features make up Yosemite. Take a walk in the woods and enjoy the fresh forest air. After lunch, we'll travel across Central Valley of California, where over half of the fruits, nuts, and vegetables grown in the country are produced every year. In the evening we'll return to Los Angeles.
Standard Hotel: Hartford Hotel, Bw Signature Collection or similar

Day 4: Los Angeles-Palm Springs-Salvation Mountain-Phoenix (383 miles)

In the morning, we will leave from Los Angeles and head to Palm Springs to visit the Sunnylands. We will head first to the famous Shields Date Garden where Arabian date palms are abundant. Shortly after, we will pass through the boundless Shaddon Sea and head to Salvation Mountain! Here, you can capture some of the most beautiful pictures! Finally, we will arrive in Phoenix for the night.
  • Palm Springs, CA

    Palm Springs, CA
    The city of Palm Springs in southeastern California is a desert resort with many recreational activities for those with active lifestyles. It is also the home of the star-studded Palm Springs International Film Festival, which occurs every January.


    The Sunnylands estate was built as a vacation and getaway home for political leaders and diplomats, who could relax on the large estate. There is a magnificent garden complex that showcases the flora of the western U.S.

    Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

  • Salvation Mountain, CA

    Salvation Mountain is Leonard's tribute to God and his gift to the world. It has a simple yet powerful message which states: "God Is Love." Leonard's passion has lovingly created this brilliant "outsider art" masterpiece with not only biblical and religious scriptures of John 3:16, and the Sinner's Prayer. But it also includes flowers, trees, waterfalls, suns, bluebirds, and many other fascinating objects that are perfect for you to discover.

    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

  • Phoenix, AZ

    Phoenix, AZ
    This city in the Sonoran Desert of the American Southwest was founded in 1861. The Phoenix area is known as the "Valley of the Sun" for its sunny, subtropical desert climate. It has produced a slew of famous politicians.

    Arizona Capitol Museum (Outside Visit)

    Arizona Capitol Museum is made largely from materials indigenous to Arizona. The materials include malapai, granite and the copper dome. The design is optimal for the desert climate of Arizona. The building is topped with a weathervane similar to the Winged Victory of Samothrace which is seen visible through a skylight from within the rotunda.
Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tempe Or similar

Day 5: Phoenix-Tucson-Saguaro National Park (120 miles)

Join us for another adventurous day as we travel to the famous Biosphere 2. Afterwards, we will take a visit to the Pima Air and Space Museum. Shortly after, we will proceed to visit the beautiful San Xavier del Bac Mission, the best preserved Spanish colonial building. Next, we will head to one of the most popular attractions in Tucson, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. Following, we will head to the Saguaro National Park to admire various cacti, shrubs, flowers and so much more. Stay overnight in Deming, New Mexico.
  • Tucson, AZ

    Tucson, AZ
    Tucson has grown into a modern metropolis without entirely sacrificing its historic quarters. Equal parts college town and retirement community, it's one of the more attractive big cities of the Southwest.

    Biosphere 2

    Biosphere 2 is an experimental facility now owned by the University of Arizona. It was created to test whether humans could live in a second, artificially constructed environment. Today, it is open for tours and research discussion.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

    Pima Air and Space Museum

    Pima Air & Space Museum features over 300 aircrafts and is one of the largest non-government funded aviation and space museums worldwide. Visitors can enjoy walking tours and tram tours to explore a 2,600 acres "Aircraft Boneyard" that showcases everything fro the Wright Flyer to a 787 Dreamliner.

    Opening Hours: Daily 9:00am - 5:00pm, Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas day|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

    Mission San Xavier del Bac

    The Mission San Xavier del Bac is a historic, Catholic mission founded in 1692 by Father Eusebio Kino. Still actively run by Franciscans, visitors can admire the beautiful architecture and paintings while attending mass.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

    Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

    This 98-acre attraction is more than just a natural history museum-- it is also a zoo and botanical garden. Two miles of walking paths get you close to more than 300 animals and 1,200 types of plants.

    Duration: Approx. 55 Minutes

  • Saguaro National Park, AZ

    Saguaro National Park, AZ
    Showcases the many faces of the Sonoran Desert, including all of the myriad and fascinating types of cacti and wildlife. (Admission fee: $14.5/person)

    Duration: Approx. 50 Minutes

Standard Hotel: Best Western Deming Southwest Inn Or Same level

Day 6: Deming - White Sands National Park - Carlsbad Caverns National Park - Roswell (175 miles)

Today we will head to the famous White Sands National Park in New Mexico! It is easily one of the most famous and breathtaking natural wonders of the world. Then, we will set off to the Carlsbad Caverns National Park. This park was named after the large and small stalactites that are hung throughout the cave. Finally we will head to the world-famous UFO capital-Roseville and stay there overnight.
  • Alamogordo, NM

    The seat of Otero County, New Mexico, United States, known for its connection with the Trinity test, the first explosion of an atomic bomb.

    White Sands National Monument

    This national monument in south-central New Mexico covers more than 140,000 acres in the Tularosa Basin. The striking sand dunes that give the park its name get their color from gypsum crystals, which are rarely found in sand.

    Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

  • Carlsbad, NM

    Carlsbad, NM
    Carlsbad is a city in and the county seat of Eddy County, New Mexico, United States, this city is a hub for tourism.

    Carlsbad Caverns National Park

    Carlsbad Caverns National Park is home to the Big Room, the third-largest cave chamber in North America and the seventh-largest in the world. From spring through fall, visitors can also witness the nightly bat flight.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

  • Roswell, NM

    This city in southeastern New Mexico was catapulted to fame in 1947 when a farmer found what seemed to be the remains of a UFO on his property. The incident made its way into American folklore as an infamous conspiracy.
Standard Hotel: Best Western El Rancho Palacio Or Same level

Day 7: Roswell-Santa Fe-Albuquerque (233 miles)

Today we will proceed to visit the old town of Santa Fe. Afterwards, we will visit Albuquerque which is known as the hot air balloon capital of the world! We will take you to visit the Hot Air Balloon Museum to learn all about the history of hot air balloons! After a day full of adventure we will head back over and stay overnight in Albuquerque.
  • Santa Fe, NM

    The capital of the state of New Mexico. This area was occupied for at least several thousand years by indigenous peoples who built villages several hundred years ago on the current site of the city.

    Santa Fe Plaza

    Santa Fe Plaza is a National Historic Landmark in downtown Santa Fe, New Mexico in the style of traditional Spanish-American colonial cities. The plaza, or "city-square", was originally, and is still to this day, the center gathering place in town.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

  • Albuquerque, NM

    The most populous city in the U.S. state of New Mexico. Albuquerque is home to the University of New Mexico, also the home of the International Balloon Fiesta, the world's largest such gathering of hot-air balloons from around the globe. The event takes place during October.

    International Balloon Museum

    This museum details the history, science, and art of hot air balloons. Each year, the grounds host the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, the world's largest festival of its kind.

    Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

Standard Hotel: Hampton Inn Albuquerque-University/Midtown Or Same level

Day 8: Albuquerque-Gallup-Petrified Forest National Park-Winslow-Sedona (351 miles)

Today, we will head to Gallup, New Mexico! We will take in all the unique beauty and then head to Petrified Forest National Park! This park is the largest and most beautiful petrified forest in the world. Following, we will take a look at the Meteor Crater which is located on a plateau on an altitude of 1,740 meters. It is truly incredible to see and is one of the largest craters in the world! We will enjoy a day filled with incredible memories and stay overnight in Sedona.
  • Gallup, NM

    The city was founded in 1881 as a railhead for the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad, and named after David Gallup, a paymaster for the railroad. It is on the Trails of the Ancients Byway, one of the designated New Mexico Scenic Byways. Because of the nearby rugged terrain, it was a popular location in the 1940s and 1950s for Hollywood Westerns.
  • Petrified Forest National Park, AZ

    Petrified Forest National Park, AZ
    The Petrified Forest National Park is a badlands area in Arizona, named for the petrified wood that lies around the area. It is near Sedona, Phoenix, the Painted Desert, and the Blue Mesa.

    Duration: Approx. 2 Hours

  • Winslow, AZ

    This town in Arizona gets a name drop in the Jackson Browne song "Take It Easy." La Posada Hotel is the most famous building in town. Meteor Crater is located a short drive outside of the main town.

    Meteor Crater

    Nestled on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, Meteor Crater Visitor Center is one of the most popular attractions in Northern Arizona. Over 50,000 years ago space and earth came together when a huge iron-nickel meteorite, approximately 150 feet wide and weighing several hundred thousand tons, impacted an area outside of Flagstaff, Arizona, with a force 150 times greater than an atomic bomb. The result of this impact was devastation for miles and the creation of the giant bowl-shaped cavity we call Meteor Crater, which measures 550 feet deep and almost a mile wide.

    Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

Standard Hotel: Aiden by Best Western Sedona Or Sedona Real Inn & Suites Or similar

Day 9: Sedona-Las Vegas (210 miles)

In the morning, we will head to Sedona to visit the local architectural landmark of the strongest rumored magnetic field known as the Church of Santa Croce. In the afternoon, We will drive on the famous Route 66 and head to Las Vegas! We will go to the paradise for kayakers on the Colorado River - Emerald Cove. You can not only enjoy the clear water, but also explore the canyon and enjoy the feeling of adventure here.
  • Sedona, AZ

    Sedona, AZ
    This small city in the Verde Valley region of Arizona attracts visitors from all over with its gorgeous red sandstone rock formations. It is a popular place for outdoor recreational activities like hiking, biking, and mountain climbing.

    Chapel of the Holy Cross

    This church in Sedona was built over 18 months at a cost of $300,000 in 1956. Its design was inspired by the local rancher and sculptor Marguerite Brunswig Staude.

    Opening Hours: 9:00am - 6:00pm

  • Las Vegas, NV

    Las Vegas, NV
    Las Vegas is known as the "Entertainment Capital of the World" for a good reason-- casinos and hotels line its streets, and visitors can gamble, see shows, and shop at virtually any hour of the day or night.

    Colorado River Emerald Cove Kayak and Beach Cruise

    After arriving at Willow Beach Wharf, a professional coach will give you a lesson about kayaking, and then take a Clear Crystal Kayak on the Colorado River. You have never seen mystical green Jelly-looking waters like these! After about half an hour to the beach. You can enjoy the historic sites where Hoover Dam was built and the beautiful scenery of the canyon and river bend, take photos and trim, and then row back to the wharf.

    1) Minimum of 6 people to be operated! 2) Children from 6 years old to 11 years old (including 6 years old) can row boats when they are accompanied by their parents; 3) Tips for professional guide of water activities: $10/person. 4) According to factors such as the current of the day, the physical strength of the guests, etc., the kayak rowing time is 1.5-2 hours.

    Tour Fee (Optional): Adult $128; Child (6-11 yrs) $128|Duration: 1 Hour 30 Minutes to 2 Hours

Standard Hotel: Excalibur Hotel & Casino Or New York-New York Hotel & Casino Or similar

Day 10: Las Vegas-Death Valley-Los Angeles (407 miles)

Explore with us a unique and mysterious destination at the Death Valley National Park. It is the lowest point on the North American continent and the largest national park in the mainland. After exploring the national park we will drive back to Los Angeles! 
  • Death Valley, CA

    Death Valley, CA
    Death Valley is a region of the Mojave Desert which has the distinction of being the lowest and driest area of North America. The hottest temperature ever recorded on Earth, occurred here.

    Duration: Approx. 2 Hours

  • Airport Pick-up Location:
    Arrival procedure for US domestic & Canada flight: Level 1 Courtyard 4.
    Arrival procedure for International flight: International Terminal Bus Courtyard G
    Free Airport pickup time: 9:00-22:00. It means free pickup for finishing check out and standing at the gate before 22:00. (The free pickup service is based on the seat availability, first come first serve. So it is possible that you need to wait a little bit long during high season.) Airport meeting: The guide will be wearing a yellow uniform, holding a small yellow flag or an iPad with the local provider's icon.
  • Return Flight arrangement: There are still travel activities on the last day of the tour. Make sure to book a return flight departing from Los Angeles after 9:30pm (domestic flight) or 10:30pm (international flight) on the last day. We highly suggest booking air ticket(s) 1 hour later than suggested time during high season (summer holiday, national holidays).

Price Includes

  • Hotel breakfast
  • 9 nights hotel accommodations
  • All domestic ground transportation
  • Tour guide Level 2: semi-guided tour
  • All taxes

Price Excludes

Destination Adult Child
Las Vegas, NV
Colorado River Emerald Cove Kayak and Beach Cruise (Optional) $128 $128 (6-11 yrs)
San Francisco, CA
Extensive San Francisco Tour (Optional) $45 $45
San Francisco Bay Cruise (Optional)
90 mins
$47 $34 (5-11 yrs)
  • Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
  • If you would like to join the optional activities, please pay the fee in cash to the tour guide. You cannot buy / use the tickets on your own or use City Passes. The tour guide will arrange the tickets for the group.
  • Mandatory Admission Package: $325/person which includes six National Parks, Biosphere 2, Sonora Desert Museum, Sedona Ding Dong, Ballinger Crater, Sutton Sea, Pima Air and Space Museum.
  • Air fares between your city and the departure city.
  • All meals and drinks during the trip, although eating arrangements will be made by the tour guide.
  • Mandatory service fees: for tour guide and bus driver ($12.00/day per passenger).
  • Mandatory Admission Fee: $95 per passenger. Include ticket to Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend
  • Personal room fees, such as laundry or valet services, telephone calls, or alcoholic beverages/ mini bar items, unless they are otherwise specified.
  • Any private expenses


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  • You will receive an confirmation email (e-ticket) after your order is received. Complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your e-ticket. You must print the e-tickets and take them along on your trip; they are your proof of purchase.

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  • All purchases are subject to re-confirmation within 2-3 business days after booking.
  • Changes to Reservations: A fee may be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed. Name changes or corrections may be treated as a cancellation and cancellation fees will apply. A change of tour date or tour itinerary will be treated as a cancellation, and normal cancellation fees will apply.
  • Cancellation penalties per person (request day and departure day are not counted)
    31 days or more prior to departure - 10% of total purchase amount.
    15-30 days prior to departure - 30% of total purchase amount.
    8-14 days prior to departure - 50% of total purchase amount.
    Within 7 days prior to departure - 100% of total purchase amount.
    Day of departure or no show - 100% per person.
    Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.
    Trips require a minimum number of participants to avoid cancellation. We reserve the right to cancel a scheduled trip to fully refund affected customers although tour companies will make every effort to maintain normal operations.
    The refund amount will be credited directly to your TakeTours wallet as credits for future use. Or the refund can also be forwarded directly to your credit card with a 6% handling fee.
    NOTE: We cannot grant any refunds more than 30 days after completion of the tour.
  • Prices may vary subject to availability/season/weekend/holiday.
  • We reserve right to cancel a schedule and fully refund affected customers, although we will make every effort to maintain the regular operation.
  • We reserve the right to modify the tour arrangements for smooth operation of the tour.
  • We are not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations.
  • If the weather condition, war, general strikes, and other unforeseen circumstances interrupt the journey, our company reserves the right to rearrange the journey without refunding the tour fee.
  • Hotel Policy
    Smoking is strictly prohibited at all hotels, violation of this rule will result in a fine penalty of at least $300/person, along with other legal liabilities. One hotel room can accommodate 4 guests utmost (regardless of age). Guests need to contact the hotel and bear the fee yourselves if you require extra bed.
    Guests can check in to the hotel by tour confirmation number and valid ID.
    Note: guests cannot self-check-in in Las Vegas hotels. Please pick up room card from your tour guide.
  • The tour schedule is for reference only, tour operator may make adjustment according to the actual situation.
  • City passes are not accepted during an escorted tour due to the fact that they do not correspond into the tour schedule. The group entrance tickets provided by tour guides have fast lane and tour guides accompany passengers for activities.

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Day 3: San Francisco - Yosemite - Los Angeles (446 miles)

In the morning we'll depart from the hotel towards Yosemite National Park. Giant trees, mountains, and sparkling streams and lakes, glacier-carved canyons, all these unique features make up Yosemite. Take a walk in the woods and enjoy the fresh forest air. After lunch, we'll travel across Central Valley of California, where over half of the fruits, nuts, and vegetables grown in the country are produced every year. In the evening we'll return to Los Angeles.

Standard Hotel: Hartford Hotel, Bw Signature Collection or similar


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